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More Information: Rhododendron keysii

R. 'keysii' 
  Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Narrowly tubular, pendulous, deep red to salmon pink, usually bicolored, lobes often yellow.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, up to 6" long.

Plant Habit:  Often straggly or leggy shrub

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Cinnabarina

Geographical Origin:  India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet)

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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